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  1. Thread: Raffle-1

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    I addressed the short driveshafts by ordering...

    I addressed the short driveshafts by ordering some of the RC4WD Ultra Punisher Shafts (93.7mm - 115mm / 3.69" - 4.53") 5mm Hole. These are a plastic bodied driveshaft with metal couplings. I was...
  2. Thread: TenderFoot

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    Not much more is needed, really, to get this...

    Not much more is needed, really, to get this truck ready for the 2018 series. I have some things I would like to do, but those are not 100% necessary before the first event.

    One thing that has...
  3. Thread: pROCKtor

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    Another one has left the HQ... This truck is...

    Another one has left the HQ...

    This truck is headed to North Carolina to start a new life. I never really got the build going, mainly because I have too may rigs to keep up with and this truck...
  4. Thread: Raffle-1

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    I crawled alone for over two years before joining...

    I crawled alone for over two years before joining a local club. I started out with a LOSI Micro Crawler for Christmas 2009, the next Christmas I got an SCX-10 Honcho kit. I built that and crawled...
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    Frankengreen

    introducing....

    FRANKENGREEN

    https://image.ibb.co/hDxBnR/IMG_3737_E.jpg


    Let's get another one started...

    Where in the heck did "FRANKENGREEN" come from? You probably get the green...
  6. Thread: Raffle-1

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    Thank you! The Cruiser is a great scale truck....

    Thank you!

    The Cruiser is a great scale truck. It is a big boy, don't be fooled.

    I enjoy both of mine.
  7. Thread: Raffle-1

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    It has been a few weeks (maybe) since I made a...

    It has been a few weeks (maybe) since I made a change in wheels & tires, but I failed to share the change with you.

    https://image.ibb.co/cADxRm/IMG_3736.jpg


    I had the RC4WD Atturo Trail Blade...
  8. Thread: Raffle-1

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    I've been working on this rig some this past week...

    I've been working on this rig some this past week getting it ready to go for 2018. Our local club added a Class 2 Spec class this year for trucks that are mostly box-stock with few changes allowed. ...
  9. 1st Annual Krawlfest in the Smokies - RRW Krawlzone Tennessee - 03.25.2017

    https://youtu.be/eFFudi1U_uU
  10. Thread: TenderFoot

    by btoungette
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    Thank you. I'm looking forward to it.

    Thank you. I'm looking forward to it.
  11. Thread: TenderFoot

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    The 2018 Series will be here in about a month. ...

    The 2018 Series will be here in about a month. Let that sink in!

    I had one last item on my must-do list: grease the gears in the newly installed Yota II rear axle.

    Well, I removed the axle...
  12. Thread: TenderFoot

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    Thanks!

    Thanks!
  13. Thread: plan B

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    Well, I have to end another build thread. Plan B...

    Well, I have to end another build thread. Plan B has lived a good life and had accomplished some great things:


    One 1st place finish and two 3rd place finishes in the 2016 Monkey Series
    4th...
  14. Thread: Mean Streak

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    True. More money = more stuff. When I first...

    True. More money = more stuff.

    When I first got this rig, I thought I would keep it forever. But, times change and needs/wants change.

    It is somewhat therapeutic to get rid of things you like...
  15. Thread: TenderFoot

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    Uncle Jack and I had a little discussion and "we"...

    Uncle Jack and I had a little discussion and "we" decided to choose a different set of tires for the 2018 series. In order to advance the capabilities of this truck, a larger tire was needed. The...
  16. Thread: Mean Streak

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    The end is nigh. MEAN STREAK is in a box, and...

    The end is nigh. MEAN STREAK is in a box, and will be heading to Texas this afternoon. Well, the chassis that was MEAN STREAK will be. We had a good run, and it was a fun casual crawling rig, but...
  17. Thread: TenderFoot

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    Thanks.

    Thanks.
  18. Thread: TenderFoot

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    Speaking of painting the driver... *time warp* ...

    Speaking of painting the driver... *time warp*

    I took the time to throw some paint on dear ole Uncle Jack. Funny thing is that I forgot to take photos until the interior was back in the truck. I...
  19. Thread: pROCKtor

    by btoungette
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    I added a few scale accessories to this truck. ...

    I added a few scale accessories to this truck. Not much new to report, just some scale hub nuts/covers from RC4WD.

    https://image.ibb.co/kvqj0w/IMG_3357.jpg
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  20. Thread: Rain Check?

    by btoungette
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    I'm not speaking for RC4WD, I am speaking from...

    I'm not speaking for RC4WD, I am speaking from experience with various retailers (and worked for a major department store chain for almost ten years).

    No rain checks. Most sales, especially deep...
  21. 2nd Annual Mountains are Krawling 2017 - RRW Krawl Zone Tennessee - 10.14.2017

    https://youtu.be/9N96U1SVrB4
  22. Thank you.

    Thank you.
  23. Most times, a copy isn't as good as the...

    Most times, a copy isn't as good as the original...
  24. Thread: Raffle-1

    by btoungette
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    I worked on the shocks some this past weekend. ...

    I worked on the shocks some this past weekend.

    What got me on this task was the shocks were very stiff, no movement at all without forcing them to compress a few times. I planned to open them up...
  25. Thread: Raffle-1

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    Interesting, and a good idea. My issue would be...

    Interesting, and a good idea. My issue would be the o-ring being below the slider to rub rocks and obstacles. With the way I use my trucks, that o-ring might not last long. However, I may give it...
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